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University of Chicago Library

Guide to the Balzac Research Collection of E. Preston Dargan

© 2006 University of Chicago Library

Descriptive Summary

Title:

Balzac Research Collection of E. Preston Dargan

Size:

.5 linear ft. (1 box)

Repository:

Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.

Abstract:

The Balzac Research Collection consists of photostats of selected manuscripts from five Balzac novels assembled by Edwin Preston Dargan (1879-1940), Professor of Romance Languages and Literature at the University of Chicago.

Information on Use

Access

The collection is open for research.

Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: Balzac Research Collection of E. Preston Dargan, [Box #, Folder #], Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Scope Note

The Balzac Research Collection consists of photostats of selected manuscripts from five Balzac novels assembled by Edwin Preston Dargan (1879-1940), Professor of Romance Languages and Literature at the University of Chicago from 1911 until his death. The collection is a product of the comprehensive study of Honor

Related Resources

The following related resources are located in the Department of Special Collections:

http://www.lib.uchicago.edu/e/spcl/select.html

Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Box 1   Folder 1

Le Prêtre Catholique [Curé de Tours]. Holograph manuscripts, including miscellaneous pages from the novel, notes by Dargan, biographical information on Balzac. Photocopy, 32 leaves.

Box 1   Folder 2

La Veille Fille [Curé de Tours]. Miscellaneous holograph pages from the novel. Photocopy, 3 leaves.

Box 1   Folder 3

Curé de Tours. Miscellaneous holograph pages from the novel with government citation. Photocopy, 10 leaves.

Box 1   Folder 4

Scènes de la Vie Privée, "La Bourse." Corrected proofs. Photocopy, 36 leaves.

Box 1   Folder 5

Scènes de la Vie Privée, "Les Devoirs d'une Femme," "Les Célibataires." Miscellaneous holograph pages from the novel with criticism and corrected proofs. Photocopy, 19 leaves.

Box 1   Folder 6

La Vie de Provence-Illusions Perdues, "Les Deux Poètes." Corrected proofs of miscellaneous pages from the novel. Photocopy, 19 leaves.

Box 1   Folder 7

La Recherche de l'Absolu. Miscellaneous holograph pages from the novel. Photocopy, 5 leaves.

Box 1   Folder 8

Le Secret des Ruggieri. Page 2 of MS. Photograph with two negatives.

Box 1   Folder 9

Business documents, undated. Photocopy, 10 leaves.

Box 1   Folder 10

Business documents, 1848. Photocopy, 13 leaves.

Box 1   Folder 11

Contracts, 1847. Photocopy, 3 leaves.